Pursuit and arrest of suspect by Seal Beach Police

Seal Beach Police Officers arrested Roy Thomas (age 28 of Long Beach) on the charges Possession of an Unregistered Firearm, Evading Arrest and Reckless Driving.

On Monday, February 11th, 2019, at approximately 2:03 pm, a Seal Beach Police Officer came upon a vehicle impeding traffic at the intersection of Seal Beach Blvd. and Westminster Ave. The Officer approached the vehicle and the motorist fled failing to yield to the Officer. The suspect lead Officers on a pursuit through the cities of Long Beach and Lakewood. The suspect exited his vehicle near the intersection of Carson St. and Paramount Blvd. and was captured a short distance later. The suspect was found to be in possession of a loaded firearm. Additionally, the suspect was found to have several outstanding warrants for his arrest for weapons and narcotics charges.

The suspect was booked into the Seal Beach jail. If you have any information, please contact the Seal Beach Police Department at (562) 799-4100.

This article was released by the Seal Beach Police Department.